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The 3 Bluebird Species Found in the United States! (2020)

The 3 Bluebird Species Found in the United States! (2020)

What types of bluebirds can you find in the United States?   Bluebirds are one of the most popular birds in the United States and have captivated people’s interest and attention for a long time. These small birds, distinguished by their beautiful blue plumage, are actually part of the thrush family (Turdidae).   And while everyone WANTS to attract bluebirds to their backyard, it’s surprisingly […]

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The 8 Orioles That Live in the United States! (w/ Range Maps)

The 8 Orioles That Live in the United States! (w/ Range Maps)

What types of orioles can you find in the United States?   Few birds get me as excited as seeing Baltimore Orioles in my backyard each spring, either sipping grape jelly or feeding on orange halves. It’s no wonder these beautiful blackbirds (Yes, all orioles are part of the Icteridae family and considered blackbirds 🙂 ) draw so much attention and are a favorite amongst […]

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16 Types of Hawks in the United States! (2020)

16 Types of Hawks in the United States! (2020)

What types of hawks can you find in the United States?     Getting the chance to see a hawk is always fun. I enjoy watching these raptors everywhere, whether I am in my backyard, hiking in the woods, or even seeing one perched on a fence while I’m driving!   After doing some research, I was amazed at all the different hawk species in […]

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Shasta Daisies 101! (NEW Guide for 2020)

Shasta Daisies 101! (NEW Guide for 2020)

Do you want to learn more about Shasta Daisies?     Well, you are not alone. Shasta Daisies (Leucanthemum x superbum) are incredibly common flowers and easy to find. And personally, they are one of my favorite plants because they are beautiful, easy to grow, AND attract lots of wildlife.   I’ve organized this post into the following sections: What is a Shasta Daisy? Why […]

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7 Ways To Keep Chipmunks AWAY From Bird Feeders! (2020)

7 Ways To Keep Chipmunks AWAY From Bird Feeders! (2020)

How do you keep chipmunks away and off your bird feeders?   With their cheeks stuffed full of food, many people find chipmunks incredibly cute and welcome them to their backyard. But while squirrels get most of the attention, these striped rodents can become a bit annoying near your bird feeding station, especially in large enough numbers.   The most likely place where you will […]

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The 4 Types of Eagles Found in the United States! (2020)

The 4 Types of Eagles Found in the United States! (2020)

What types of eagles can you find in the United States?     Whenever they appear, I make sure to stop and watch these incredible birds of prey. I’m always amazed at their beauty, large size, and astonishing ability to soar at extreme heights! And I’m not alone, as eagles have a special place in many people’s hearts and minds. These majestic birds symbolize many […]

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The 3 Types of Vultures Found In The United States! (2020)

The 3 Types of Vultures Found In The United States! (2020)

What types of vultures can you find in the United States?     Lucky for you, no matter where you live in the United States, you should be able to find vultures nearby!   These birds are not considered attractive or “pretty” to most people. Regardless, vultures are incredibly important to the environment because they eat dead animals that most other predators can’t stomach. Eliminating […]

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8 Ways to Keep Bears AWAY From Bird Feeders! (2020)

8 Ways to Keep Bears AWAY From Bird Feeders! (2020)

How do you keep bears away from your bird feeders?   If you’re asking this question, then let me say how sorry I am about your bear problem. 🙂   Luckily, most bird feeding enthusiasts don’t have to deal with bears. But for those that do, it is challenging to continue to feed birds without having bears always ruining the party.   As annoying as […]

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Black-Eyed Susans 101! (NEW Guide for 2020)

Black-Eyed Susans 101! (NEW Guide for 2020)

Do you want to learn more about Black-eyed Susans?     Well, you are not alone. Black-Eyed Susans are one of the most common and easy to find flowers around. And personally, they are one of my favorite plants because they are beautiful, easy to grow, AND attract lots of wildlife.   This post is organized into the following sections: What is a Black-Eyed Susan? […]

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The 6 Types of Falcons in the United States! (2020)

The 6 Types of Falcons in the United States! (2020)

What types of falcons can you find in the United States?     Lucky for you, no matter where you live in the United States, you should be able to find at least a few falcon species nearby!   Falcons are incredible birds of prey that are known for their speed and exceptional hunting abilities. For example, nothing on the planet is faster than a […]

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18 Owl Species That Live in the United States! (2020)

18 Owl Species That Live in the United States! (2020)

“What types of owls can you see in the United States?”   The above question is common, so I thought I’d help by making a list of all the individual owl species that live in the United States.   The temptation to intersperse this entire article with puns is almost overwhelming.  I could just wing it and beak-off about these birds all day long, but […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Hummingbird Feeders! (2020)

The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Hummingbird Feeders! (2020)

“How do I clean my hummingbird feeders?”   The above question is common for anyone who feeds hummingbirds in their backyard. Everyone that I know cares deeply for their hummers, and they want to make sure their birds have fresh and clean nectar at all times.   Unfortunately, the nectar that we use inside our feeders will ferment.   The sugars in the water eventually […]

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Milkweed 101! (New Guide for 2020)

Milkweed 101! (New Guide for 2020)

Do you want to learn more about milkweed?   Then you have come to the right place! I’ve got lots of info to tell you about this incredible native plant, so let’s dig right in.   I’ve organized this post into the following sections: What is milkweed? Why should you grow milkweed? (3 reasons!) Where to find and how to grow? Recommended species Common pests […]

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7 Proven Ways To Attract Owls (2020)

7 Proven Ways To Attract Owls (2020)

How do you attract owls to your yard?   Few birds make me stop in my tracks quite like an owl.   These beautiful raptors always seem as curious and inquisitive about me, as I am about them. On many occasions, I have been able to observe a Barred Owl closely while it swayed its head side to side, checking me out.   Not only […]

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Purple Coneflower 101: WHY & HOW To Grow This Flower!

Purple Coneflower 101: WHY & HOW To Grow This Flower!

Are you ready to learn more about Purple Coneflower?   If so, you are in the right place. Today, you are going to learn everything you need to know about this wonderful, NATIVE plant.   I’ve organized this post into the following sections: What is Purple Coneflower? Why should you grow Purple Coneflower? (5 reasons!) How do you grow Purple Coneflower? Common Pests and Diseases […]

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17 FUN Facts About Bats You Can’t Resist! (2020)

17 FUN Facts About Bats You Can’t Resist! (2020)

Are you ready to learn some fun facts about bats?     These flying mammals are incredibly unique. Even though they are common across almost the entire planet, people rarely see them because most species are nocturnal.   Today, you are going to learn 18 interesting bat facts!   Fact #7 below is my favorite. In fact, it’s the reason that I try to attract […]

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12 BEST Bird Baths To Consider In 2020! (I own #5)

12 BEST Bird Baths To Consider In 2020! (I own #5)

What is the best bird bath for your backyard?     This is a common question asked by many bird feeding enthusiasts. Unfortunately, it’s not one that is easy to answer.   The problem is that there are HUNDREDS of options available to purchase.   Birdbaths come in MANY different styles, colors, and materials.   For example, are you looking for a decorative bath in […]

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7 Ways To Keep Raccoons OFF Your Bird Feeders! (2020)

7 Ways To Keep Raccoons OFF Your Bird Feeders! (2020)

How do you keep raccoons away and off bird feeders?   Unfortunately, I recently had to ask myself this question.   For years, raccoons have comfortably eaten sunflower seeds and peanuts on the ground underneath my feeders.   I thought we had a good relationship. You see, every day, I put food on the ground for the birds. And almost every night, raccoons come to […]

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7 Easy Ways To Attract Bats To Your Yard! (2020)

7 Easy Ways To Attract Bats To Your Yard! (2020)

Do you want to learn how to attract bats?   Well, you have come to the right place!   Attracting bats and creating a bat-friendly habitat is not only easy but can be a great deal of fun.   Today, you are going to learn 7 different ways you can encourage these small mammals to visit or roost in your backyard.   Many people wonder […]

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20 Facts About Skunks That Don’t Stink! (2020)

20 Facts About Skunks That Don’t Stink! (2020)

Are you ready to learn some interesting facts about skunks? Unfortunately, due to their stinky nature, skunks get an unfortunate reputation.   These nocturnal mammals rarely bother anyone, except for the occasional dog that runs after them. But what would you do if a giant canine were chasing you down? I’d spray him too if I could!   Anyway, skunks are quite interesting if you […]

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